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Newport Beach City Council Engages in War of Words Over Meeting Minutes

A lively debate broke out less than 10 minutes into the regular Newport Beach City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, this time about a normally routine item: the minutes of the last council meeting. Mentions of drug use, flying unicorns and Elvis were all made during the discussion, which...
Posted On 02 Feb 2015

Newport Beach Police Department Says 2014 Crime Statistics are Lowest in History

Newport Beach crime rates reached new historic lows in 2014, according to information released by the Newport Beach Police Department. Part One crimes, which include both violent crimes (such as Homicide, Rape, Robbery, and Aggravated Assault) and property crimes (Burglary, Larceny-Theft, Motor...

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Just Food for Dogs Serves Healthy Canine Cuisine

Like most drivers who were stuck in traffic along Mariner’s Mile during the months of road construction, I had a chance to look around at the business along Coast Highway that I previously had sped past. One of those kept catching my eye—Just Food for Dogs, a small stand-alone...

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News from around Newport Beach   Newport Law Firm Wins Lawsuit Against TGI Frodays A jury slapped a $40 million judgment against the popular restaurant chain, TGI Fridays, citing its failure to act on lax security and willingness to over-serve alcohol even to minors –...

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Police responded to a variety of calls around Newport Beach this week.  CRIME LOG • A suspicious person was reported in the 200 block of Mayflower Dr., at 3:37 p.m. on Thursday. Police were unable to locate the suspect. • Illegal parking was reported in the 300 block of Onyx...

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On Faith: All We Have is Today

“I wrote in my diary when I was 13 years old that I was going to write a book to help people with whatever they are struggling with,” explained Newport resident Michelle Wulfestieg, 32. “God put...

Local Focus: There’s No Place Like Home Gym

Going to a crowded gym often is an exercise in frustration. A well-designed, 30-minute workout can stretch into more than an hour when one considers the time to commute back and forth from home...

Summer Fun: Fireworks, Music and Shakespeare

Summer hits with a bang this weekend thanks to the Fourth of July, and continues all summer with myriad events from concerts in the park to Shakespeare on a diamond (a baseball diamond). Fourth...



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Center Stage: Newport Dancers Pirouette in Plum Roles

Spring fever and youthful enthusiasms go together like, well, ballerinas and pointe shoes, especially for two passionate Newport dancers who can’t resist juggling demanding school schedules with studio rehearsal time in the pursuit of an art form that brings them the joyful...

Under Cover: Soldier and Canine Profiled in ‘Until Tuesday’

Those of you who read the Under Cover Book Club selection for January, “We are Called to Rise,” by Laura McBride, will remember meeting specialist Luis Rodriguez-Reyes.  Luis, a young soldier, experienced the unthinkable while serving in the Middle East, and came home with the...

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A Truly Tasty Two-Fer

“So many restaurants, so little time,” I recently lamented to Stasha.    “Agreed,” she returned. “I’m still amazed by the quality of restaurants in this area.”    “Great quality, great menus,...

Fine Wine With a Fun Finish

“What pairs well with red wine, cheese and appetizers?” I asked Stasha, smiling. She glanced up at me from her computer. “Is that a trick question?” she inquired, before shifting her gaze back to...

Judging Food From Fair to Great

“Are you ready for a Chowdown?” I asked Stasha several weeks ago. “Don’t you mean Throwdown?” she replied. “No, that’s Bobby Flay’s line. I mean Chowdown, as in the OC Fair Food Truck versus Fair...

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Don’t Blame Boaters for Harbor Pollution, Round 2

Ahoy! April Fools’ Day is Sunday, and this day reminds me of all the pranks that we use to play on new crewmembers while on yacht deliveries. However, there were unwritten rules that made the food off limits, and the pranks had to harmless. Well, sort of, anyway. Placing...

Sailing Summary

Results “66” Series – Balboa Yacht Club (PHRF) I happened to stop by Newport’s Life Guard Headquarters Sunday afternoon to witness first-hand the brutal weather systems that were passing through last weekend.  The ocean off Newport was solid white-caps, and sand and spray were...

Secession

My wife and I were at Sanibel Island, Florida the month before the election and saw the full impact of the media blitz. Sanibel is every bit as conservative as Newport Beach, and there was considerable shock among the locals over Obama’s reelection. Still, it took us by...
Posted On 10 Mar 2013

The World Is Going Off Its Rocker

* Do as I Say Not as I Do Did you notice anything about those persons who accepted the Oscars for Costume Design, Hairstyling and Makeup? In a bit of irony the women dressed very modestly with little in the way of matching or coordinating. Their hairstyles and makeup were frumpy...

Lynn’s Spin: Hundreds Gather to Honor Richard Luehrs

It was an honor to join hundreds of well-wishers including city officials, dignitaries and business leaders who gathered recently at The Island Hotel for a heartfelt retirement party for Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce President Richard Luehrs. Guests enjoyed a bountiful...
Posted On 09 Mar 2013